Menopausal transition and increased depressive symptomatology: a community based prospective study.

@article{Maartens2002MenopausalTA,
  title={Menopausal transition and increased depressive symptomatology: a community based prospective study.},
  author={L. W. Maartens and J. Andr{\'e} Knottnerus and Victor Jozef Marie Pop},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2002},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={195-200}
}
OBJECTIVE Prevalence of depression is suggested to be substantially higher in women around menopause. Declining estrogen levels might be an explanation. This study attempts to determine whether depressive symptomatology in healthy women is independently related to menopausal transition. METHOD All caucasian women born between 1941 and 1947, living in the city of Eindhoven the Netherlands were invited to take part in a screening program (n=8098) of whom 78% participated (n=6648). About 92… CONTINUE READING

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